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, requires us all i think he rethink how we stand in the middle east. so tonight i'd like to talk about the three threats to the united states that emanate from the persian gulf. iran, saudi arabia, and what i call al qaeda -ism. in speaking tonight about the persian gulf, and the war against the islamist militancy emanating from there, i want to start with words george washington used to describe the new national governments responsibilities to ensure that americans clearly understand the threats they face at home and abroad. i am sure that the massive citizens of these united states meanwhile, washington told john j. in 1796. and i believe that they will always act will whenever they can update a right understanding of matters. let me say that i share washington's fate and he essentially sound common sense of american. except perhaps that of the coming generation whose male members seemed unable to figure out how to put a baseball cap on so the brim points forward. but i'm not saying saying that when a national government under either party is capable or even desirous of the actually
energy user? plus will the iraqi military be ready to guarantee the country's security after u.s. forces withdraw in december? but, first, the chief of navel operations, admirable gary roughhead recently joined reporters from defense news and other gann et media publications to discuss service personnel programs. we bring you excerpts from our wide-ranging interview. we start with personnel levels. in september, admirable roughhead said the navy should have 375,00 sailors but dropped that number. we asked him what changed. >> as we look at the end strength and it's not so much how many people should be in the navy, it really is what are the jobs in the navy and then how many people do you need to perform those functions. so it's very easy to say, well, you know, navy has x amount of people, so that's where we want to be. but what we constantly do as we go through the budget process is we're looking at the forestructure and the functions that have to be performed, and then how do you size that? i would submit that in the navy we in the past few years have done some incredible work to bill
cooking all of the great new year food. it brought us together but it was also an opportunity to share our culture with others, bring more unity among all of our communities. half the lunar new year to everyone and let's unite our communities together. thank you. [applause] >> good evening, my name is carmen chu. i will keep my message brief. i want to wish everyone a happy lunar new year. again, this is a time that is important to many of merit -- asian-american families because of the importance of bringing together family. i think we can all replicate this, the matter what community we live in. so i want to say happy new year. [speaking chinese] [applause] >> good evening. [speaking korean] in the new year, may have much good luck and fortune. new year's was a time for my family to get together and build community but also to reflect on the previous year, what challenges lie ahead of us. today at the board of supervisors, we recognized black history month. for me, that is always a reflection of the work of people that have come before us so that we can be where we are today. as asian am
in sanford cisco. we have all gotten into an elevator, the doors have closed, and it has carried us to our destination. have you ever wondered how elevators were -- work? we check out the need outside the elevator using current technology and we learn about the latest destination elevated technology all here in san francisco. we will also visit the machinery where all the behind- the-scenes gears control these incredible machines. we are very fortunate today to have an expert with those who is going to walk us are around elevators in san francisco. can you tell us about the history of elevators in san francisco? the measure -- >> sure. the history of elevator technology evolves with the city. first elevators were installed for moving materials in the 1860's. in the 1870's, the first passenger elevator was installed, and that allowed building heights to go up to about seven floors. starting in the 18 eighties, 1890's, the first electric elevators were installed. that allowed for buildings to go up even higher, even more than 10 floors, and those were the first elevators that became represen
. dominican father david o arourke. >> thank you for inviting me. >> tell us about your film red terror on the amber coast. >> i ended up in 1999 being recruited to work there, rebuilding the church after the collapse of the soviet system. i was living in the dominican house right across the street from the old kgb headquarters, i'm a writer and one morning i was out walking, actually i got in early from california, i was dying for some coffee with a 10 hour time difference. i was looking for coffee walked by the building, knew sort of what it was. the sun is up very early that far north. i looked in the window, pulled the door it was unlocked. i walked inside there was a brown door over at the end of the foyer. the building itself is a big czarist, neo- classical building. >>> anyone in history scream at you? >> indeed. there was nothing there, i went down stairs, saw the door, opened it walked down the stairs and found myself in the old kgb prison which a few years earlier had people in it. for the next two hours, in absolute silence and all alone i walked from cell to cell to cell. t
california makes a fewer variety of things than it used to. remember, fliker and tumbler and twitter don't make anything. neither does facebook or google. there's nothing to be loaded on trucks, no hardware. it turns out hardware start-ups are having a hard time of it lately. entrepreneurs who build aren't getting funding the way dotcoms are. build a better mousetrap or robot, and the venture capitalists do not necessarily beat a path to your door. >> and so it gives you a neato feeling. >> for max, who's taking the technology found in those self--driving cars and turning it into robot vacuum cleaners, it means fewer dollars for research, production and marketing. max is the ceo of neat-robotic, years of experience in hardware. joined by kim mcnicklaus of forbes and jon swartz of "usa today." you build this thing which we don't have on the show very often. oftentimes, tell me about your social network, how are you using twitter to -- you actually build a thing which goes in a cardboard box and gets put on a truck, which is somewhat rare these days. >> that's correct. yeah. the concept of
to talk about what this means for pakistan's tiny community and the issue of religious freedom. joining us by skype is international correspondent gary lane and paul marshal of the hudson institute's center for religious freedom and sharad from proximate cause pakistan, an attorney. great to have you all on the broadcast. first we begin with jennifer wishon who tell general ulysses s. grant more about shahbaz bhatti and his mission. >> reporter: shahbaz bhatti had just left his mother's home when radical islamists opened fire, riddling it with bullets. security team not with him. the 42 year old had been leading the abolishment of blasphemy laws. he received threats from al-qaeda and taliban but continued his work. >> i want to share i believe in jesus christ who has given his own life for us. i know what is the meaning of cross. and i am following of the cross. b and i am ready to die for a cause, living for my community and suffering people. i will die to defend their rights. so these people cannot change my opinion and principles. >> members of the pakistan taliban said they killed bhat
things you throw out are really hurting our planet. >>> i'll introduce you to a teen who's using her own disease to help others. >>> it's been a pastime in schoolyards and city streets for years. now, in some schools, it's been recognized as an official sport. i'll have the story! >>> it was the most tragic war in american history. i'll take you to where it all started. >> and much more, next on "teen kids news." >>> welcome to "teen kids news," i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. here's our top story for this week. >> when you think about recycling you may think about plastic bottles, paper and aluminum cans. but there's a different type of waste that should be recycled. it's called e-waste and as tyler shows us, it's a growing issue. >> what should you do with your old computer once you upgrade to a new one? or what about that mp3 player that no longer works? just throwing these electronics out can be dangerous to you and the environment. the government estimates that over 2 million tons of e-waste ends up in landfills every year. some of it contains hazardous materials, like lead, which
they will be in wanting to use the city services. that is one of our strategy is to get the employers to come knocking on the city sto's door when they are looking to hire people. it is really employer engagement that we need to get much more involved with. supervisor avalos: what about difficult populations? there is a good faith effort to integrate like the incarcerated population. the city purport's through nonprofits and some city departments, it tries to integrate as much as they can the training and placement. the numbers show it pales in comparison to those that actually needed. how will this procedure get at the population? >> there are multiple populations in san francisco with high barriers. formally incarcerated, oewd does a series for community- based organizations specifically geared towards helping this population. the formerly homeless is another population that is increasingly difficult to find employment opportunities for. partnering with community-based organizations and linking them up with opportunities in the job market and playing the brokerage services is where we can provide th
cooperative and letting those dollars go. others have not. this is an evolutionary process in us trying to make sure that we are getting the best return for our investment from all the city departments tasked and funded with work force. first source was something the city used to stand by in terms of making sure that those who contract with san francisco and public contracts are doing their best to hire locally. this is a predecessor to mandatory local hiring. it was not under oewd, but was an island in itself. the people who had run that had left the city. it was without the kind of leadership that would modernize its approach. we legislated that first source would be put under the rubric of oewd. now, most everything we have been leading toward in terms of synthesizing work force dollars, which is still in play and evolving -- first source, which was never under oewd before, and the question of how weak influence legislatively both the public and private sector on their compliance with our local hiring. that would also go under oewd. it is a full-frontal strategy try to make su
cashflow situation. pnc. for the achiever in us all. >>> tonight on "world news," sudden death. another high school athlete collapses and dies. and tonight, startling numbers. it happens nearly once a week. some doctors say more often than that. this evening, a checklist for parents. >>> untapped. the dramatic step the white house is considering about gasoline and those skyrocketing prices. would it work? is this an emergency? >>> a reality check from libya tonight. our two correspondents on two dramatic headlines. colonel gadhafi taking back territory, rebel forces gaining ground. who has the upper hand? >>> several republican presidential contenders making waves. >>> and, up to snuff. the puppies tearing through your things. and why, this time, it's perfectly okay. >>> good evening on this sunday. when the headline crossed this weekend, we immediately thought, not again. a child athlete, this time, a 17-year-old rugby player, collapsing and dying on the field near denver. it comes just days after that 16-year-old basketball player in michigan. and tonight, a startling number found by
, on behalf of all of us, bill, we thank you for your ownership, everything you did this year. we thank you for your leadership, your stewardship, and we congratulate you with this key representing the world champion 2010 san francisco giants. [applause] you have to make it someone's day every day, so we thought we may as well make it san francisco giants day. [applause] in closing, this town is going to need another mayor soon. i just have three words. fear the beard. thank you all. thank you, san francisco giants fans. [applause] >> thank you, mr. mayor. now a few words from a man who may be completely out of words by now, but he is the managing general partner of the giants, once again, bill neukom. >> thank you. on behalf of the entire san francisco giants organization, thank you mayor, all of the good folks that worked for and with this city of san francisco, your corp., your sponsorship of this great day to celebrate the san francisco giants as world champions. [applause] it is, in every sense, a great day to be a giants fan, aint it? [applause] we, like you, are all elated to find ou
jurisdictions that do not give the land fill in the county or the region. that would give us kind of an apples to apples comparison. it is also good to be able to look at there could be a matter that could be provided about the use of margin. i am not sure that is something how that is being done anywhere with refuse. i think it will be a useful thing to look at. the scope seems to be a bit narrow. it is outside of what is currently being done, but there are some opportunities that could have a good impact on city infrastructure. there are opportunities that we might see, a lot of barging being done. those will go away. perhaps this way we could make use of the barge for the next hey phase possibly close to a land fill site. what we had before us is that they will contract with trucks to go across the bay bridge to a site in the oakland and have the rail. is there a way to do that? the other question, if that is something that can be included in the scope of the work, what is the impact to the public infrastructure? we know that the port is struggling to build infrastructure. it w
nine days. doctors telling us today that that number could be even higher. so, what's causing this? what should parents know? and this question tonight, what are they doing in italy that's reduced the number of deaths there dramatically? we begin tonight with clayton sandell in ft. collins, colorado. >> reporter: on this field yesterday, 17-year-old rugby player matthew took a powerful hit to the chest and collapsed. he was air lifted to a local hospital, where he died. the coroner says the tragedy on this field was caused by a condition known as sudden cardiac death. experts say it happens far too often to young athletes in the prime of their lives. it's estimated as many as 1 in 350 kids may have dangerous underlying heart conditions. >> athletes are probably at higher risk than the general population because they exercise more and ironically, though we know exercise is a healthy benefit for all of us, in some persons with an underlying heart condition, exercise is the trigger for a sudden cardiac arrest. >> reporter: matthew's death comes just days after wes leonard collapsed an
more tomorrow. liz, always good to see you, even if we are talking about this. that does it for us on sunday. i'm eric shawn. >> i'm jamie colby. thank you for being with us. america's news headquarters continues with shannon bream live in washington. take care. >> i'm shannon bream live in washington. we begin with a fox news alert. muammar gaddafi is pushing and rebels are pushing a path west to tripoli. leland vittert joins us live from the front lines with the latest. hello. >> you said it best. the rebel fighters are taking a pounding. as we look at what to do next, this is something theyer not ready for. warplanes and the helicopter gun ship were something that the rebels didn't think was possible. as gaddafi met them in a town 20 miles outside the strong hold of gaddafi's hometown. the video of the firefight is amazing as you watch to see the army with no command or control structure was headed in the fight. a total ambush. the people welcomed them with open arms and set them up for the army to come back and pounded them. that's what is happening now. the other thing the reb
choice along many outstanding candidates to lead us over the next several years. >> over the past several months when this issue has come up, it had been agonizing. the board has been put into a difficult situation. there are a lot of differences of opinion on how to run the city, how to mass make a decision, who should be in place, 11 people to agree on that is a challenging thing. i think we have done the best we can do in the process, considering the difference of opinions. >> the people of san francisco can now choose their mayor, the direction they want to go. that is why this decision was so appropriate. >> the other big shock is that the moderates seem to have won this round. people thought, progressives have themselves on the board. there is no reason that they will not get together and take a noted leader who is a progressive to be interim mayor, and then stayed there for another term. the great thing about being in term mayor is to get to run as an incumbent. the fact that the progressives could not get together to get somebody into office as interim mayor in their own self-inte
such as integration, sustainability, and integration. using a distinct visual approach, each of the artist's response to the shifting needs of their communities in ways that offer unique perspectives and multiple points of entry. >> the exhibition is to bring together the voices of a new generation chicana artists, all of whom reference the works of the civil-rights movement in their works, but they are also responding to a new cultural concerns and new cultural circumstances. >> the works in the show include a large canvas depicting a woman washing the beach with her hair at the u.s./mexican border. the painting encourages the viewer to engage with the current debates over immigration and the politics of women and labor. influenced by the campaigns of the chicano civil rights movement, this oakland artist is a print maker whose work has helped and sustainability with the immigrant community as well as other current sociopolitical issues. this print-based work draws on appropriated agricultural worker manuals and high fashion labels to satirically address class issues, cultural identities, and consum
, are used in a way that they are held accountable. we have seen since the birth of various legislative strategies of the last three years the growth of one-stop job training and placement centers in the city. up until three years ago, there had only been one on mission, and the edd office, which is really state-run. try to include western edition and other areas throughout the city and witness this infusion of satellites from city hall to try to get people engaged in a way that they understand what is eligible to them, available to them, and how they can best take use of the resources that we provide. that was always something -- the city had plenty of resources. they were not reaching out in ways beyond what was becoming more commonplace or well-known, like city build, which is a success in its own right. people know of it much more. other programs that people were less familiar with or are beginning to become more familiar with because of these approachable satellites try to engage our citizenry and who are looking for jobs insistence -- job assistance. i would not be surprised if wh
was garneredly optimistic about the current state of the u.s. economy. testifying before the senate banking committee hearing this week, the chairman noted that the real ggdp would increase from 3.5% to 4%. about 1.5% higher than the fed projected three months ago. >> the most recent projections by the federal reserve board members and bank presidents prepared in conjunction with the meeting in late january, are to increase 3 1/2 to 4% in 2011, about one-half percentage point higher than our projections made in november. >> he also added that this fed forecast is broadly consistent with private forecasters. regarding unemployment, the chairman gave the feds' forecast for the end of 2012. 22 months from now. >> it could be several years before the unemployment rate has returned to a more normal level. indeed, participants generally see the unemployment rate still in the range of 7 1/2 to 8% at the ends of 2012. >> on rising gas prices, fed chairman bernanke's projection grew duller. >> higher gas prices take in chrome out of pockets of consumers and reduces their spending and their confidenc
prices. both sides digging in. the colonel and the rebels. what if anything should the u.s. do now? >>> the latest singer to give back the gadhafi money. >>> the cold case cracked, the man who targeted women for more than a decade and the one simple move this week that got him caught. >>> made in america. thousands of you writing in from the firefighter's uniform to the kindergarten class to the discovery at the golden gate bridge. what all of you found. >>> good evening on this saturday. like clockwork, the spike in twisters we see every year when we start the month of march returned in devastating force. one tearing through a louisiana town, flipping a mail truck like a toy. snapping utility poles. the power is out tonight in more than 100 homes damaged. we've now learned of one death, a mother trying to save her child. the tornado is part of a massive storm system. there are flood warnings and watches in 20 states from the mississippi river to the hudson river. meteorologist chikage windler leads us off. >> reporter: three suspected tornados touched down within 15 minutes of eac
for joining us. >> thank you. >> jamie: what is on the table actually for the u.s.? >> well, we could, declare a no-fly zone but that is complicated, because, while the u.s. has aircraft, in all the nate tows countries, italy and britain and germany we cannot use this aircraft unless we have permission from the host country and that is not likely to come. they've already said they will not give permission unless the u.n. or nato-wide agrees to that and that will not happen. >> jamie: going it alone -- >> we'd be in it alone and, a no fly zone is not just to say, nobody fly over lybia, what a no-fly zone would require is that u.s. aircraft, probably based on carriers, would go in to lybia and would bomb lybia and bomb the air defense system of lybia and fly 24/7 over lybia and that is a major commitment. and, also sets the precedent, what about the next revolution that you will see? because you will see more of these. and, so, the question is, could we do it? yes, we could but it is at a great cost and secondly, joe, jamie is the question, should we? now, right now, so far the libyan rebels are
. we're america's natural gas. the smarter power today. learn more at anga.us. basic. preferred. at meineke i have options on oil changes. and now i get free roadside assistance with preferred or supreme. my money. my choice. my meineke. >>> police officers use of facebook is stirring up a controversial first amendment battle in new mexico. police officers in albuquerque are being asked to turn over their facebook passwords. the request comes after it was discovered a detective who shot and killed a suspect listed his occupational on facebook as a human garbage disposal. >> reporter: attorney joe kennedy just filed these court documents demanding that the city of albuquerque replace the facebook user names and passwords of the 57 police officers listed. he's seeking to find out if they posted comments about this deadly officer-involved shooting in constitution last january. >> based upon how they carried themselves we believe we'll find lots of evidence. >> the investigation into officer trey prompted this move. it began a few weeks ago after he shot and killed say suspect in th
wants to use it. it's like joining a health club. you pay the fee and get access to the tools in the building. >> you join techshop and get access to the toils to make anything you want want. >> welding and machines. >> all classes, mandatory classes, so all classes are about two to three hours long, maybe 4 to 6 people per class, and all hands on. don't know how to run a machine? no problem. techshop will teach you how to run and operate everything, and the classes are very reasonable. it's the brain child of jim newton. he created an inexpensive sanctuary for artists and inventors of all types, just off highway 101 of san jose, california. that's the site of the original techshop location. i say original, because his one-time local idea has matured into a nationwide need. >> our goal for techshop is to open hundreds of these things, so anybody who has an idea has an outlet to actually make their ideas into reality. >> while silicon valley is famous for entrepreneurs working out of their basements, techshop is aimed as those who need just a gun or programming skills, they're
was a tough long road, but our trading staff was unbelievable. kept us all on the field. a quick story -- when i was down earlier this year, sabs came in and said what are you doing, why are you upset? the season is not over yet. we traded for you for a reason. that picked me up. all the coaching staff, everybody, we made it happen. as you know, i grew up a dodger fan, but right now and forever it is all about the san francisco giants and our world series, baby. [applause] >> san francisco giants are world champions. i am a part of it. i cannot believe it. nine years of my life. dead last our fourth place, this organization has the hard to bring me here and give me a chance. here i am in front of you beautiful people. you deserve it just as much as i do, trust me. i have a present for you all in san francisco. i am sure all of you have heard about the rallying song. i know this is a family event, but if you have seen zoolander, i have a special talent just for you. [applause] >> world champions. we will do it again, baby. san francisco, i love you. thank you very much! [applause]
, for this parade, and for the right to call themselves world champions. [applause] this team has given us so much over the years, and we can all recall memories of our beloved giants that we will never forget. through all those memories and the heartache and the joy they have brought, there was one memory, one feeling that has eluded us for 52 very long years, and that memory, that feeling is eludes us no more. [applause] let me hear you make some noise because today, you are world champions. we are going to be saying that a lot today. do you think you could get used to it? since it was so long awaited, and it is so sweet to here, it is once again my pleasure to utter those magical words in succession that this city has been dreaming about hearing since the giants moved west, ladies and gentlemen, it is time to celebrate your 2010 world champion san francisco giants. [applause] we would like to take a moment to introduce several giants and special guests and san francisco dignitaries that have joined us today. first, please welcome the governor of the great state of california, the honorable arno
cohen to join us shortly. madam clerk, please read the first item. >> item 1, hearing to receive a report from the san francisco police department and/or a mayor's office of criminal justice regarding public safety conditions, including citywide crime levels and trends both city-wide and by police district station and/or neighborhood. supervisor mirkarimi: all right. very good. as we expect to do on a monthly basis, hear from the police department capt. good morning. giving us updates on public safety trends, predictions, and progress. so, please. >> good morning, supervisors. i have in front of me the city wide profile issued on a weekly basis. but what we do it is take a four-week extraction period. city-wide, homicides have stayed a step with the same period -- homicides have stayed exactly the same. rapes went from 5 to 11. robberies are down 17%. aggravated assaults are down 14%. on our subject of rapes, however, i would like to point out that year to date, we are down 36%. from 25 last year to 16 this year. our property crime, burglary was down 21% from 355 to 280 and down
story. he's doing great. he and his owners are going to join us, along with the brave men who saved his life. they're going to be meeting each other and talking to each other for the first time since the accident happened. look how cute elmo is. >> they have special doggie respirators. >> i did not know that. >>> also on this sunday morning, there's a popular young pastor provoking an uproar. why he seems to be arguing that hell does not exist and why some of his fellow christians are now outraged and even throwing around the term heresy. >>> we'll start with the deadly weather. chikage windler joins us this morning with the latest. good morning to you. >> good morning to you, dan. the storm sadly turned deadly with one young mother dead and 11 injured. we'll look at the possibility of more heavy rain, high winds and tornadoes. one twister slammed into the small town of rain, louisiana. winds reached up to 135 miles per hour. flipping this mail truck like it was a toy. more than 100 homes and businesses were severely damaged. when the tomorrow hit, this young mother was with her newborn
the book was to honor the men and women who won that war for us before the politicians threw it away. you frequently see tet in headlines these days. whenever anything bad happens in the world, terrorists do some kind of attack or insurgents have some kind of spectacular bombing or something, you'll see a pundit or a commentator say this is just like the tet offensive. iraq, afghanistan, wherever. i've saw, i saw a headline about tet referring to northern mexico, that some kind of tet offensive was going on there. "time" magazine said that the wikileaks document dump was just like the tet offensive. i don't quite see how you can make the analogy, but anyway, the point is that tet is out there. and the problem with this is that every time you say tet what you're really saying is defeat. what you're saying is that whatever we're involved in is like vietnam, it's a quagmire. we can't win and so forth. and, in fact, the bad guys out there, the terrorists and the insurgents, talk openly about the tet offensive and vietnam as their model. this is how they want to win. because terrorists and ins
at 9 a.m. thanks for being with us. more booktv ahead. >> you're watching booktv on c-span2. here's our prime time lineup for tonight beginning at 7 p.m. eastern. republican senator scott brown of massachusetts on his personal and professional life, including his election to the u.s. senate to fill the term of the late senator ted kennedy. at 8, richard whitmire examines former washington, d.c. school chance michelle rhee's efforts to reform the school system. on after words, rubin carter talks about the 20 years he spent in prison and his work for the innocence since his 1935 re-- 1985 release. we conclude with mr. west who served as assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs durgd reagan administration. he argues that a reliance on counterinsurgency strategies has led the u.s. astray in afghanistan. >> in this time we win, senior editorial writer robbins argues that the tet offense offensive was a failure for the vietnamese. from san diego, this is about an hour. >> thanks, t.j.. good morning, everybody. happy to be here. thanks for inviting me. i'm really delig
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>> we're not terrorist suspects. >>> coming up, u.s. muslim groups working to prevent extremism from taking hold in their communities. >> we're not terrorist suspects. we are america's brightest prospects. >>> plus, author mary karr on battling alcoholism and depression, and finding a haven in the roman catholic church. >>> welcome. i'm kim lawton, sitting in for bob abernethy. thank you for joining us. international humanitarian groups raced to help refugees fleeing the violence and chaos in libya this week. more than 200,000 people have arrived at the borders between libya and tunisia and egypt. the international red cross and red crescent societies are leading efforts to provide food, water, and sanitation, as well as medical help for the wounded. islamic relief has deployed teams of doctors and aid workers. and libya's small christian community sought help for people who have taken refuge in churches and church-run facilities. >>> religious and political leaders around the world condemned the assassination of shahbaz bhatti, the only christian to serve in pakistan's cabinet.
day sings. tell us what you think about it we will strike up the bands later. we have a lot of news to tell you about. intense battles air forces loyal to muammar qaddafi have been pounding rebels with air strikes. heavy fighting on the ground as rebels move toward tripoli. gun fire in tripoli but it may be in celebration. rebel forces propelled another qaddafi attack. they have a possible massacre of citizens there as dozens were killed yesterday. 8 british troops were taken captive by libyan rebels as they try to send an envoy to the qaddafi government. negotiations are underway for theory leaf. a powerful and deadly tornado living a small town of rain, louisiana in terrible condition. the person who died was a young mother trying to protect her child when a tree fell on their house. the child did make it out okay. many residents are po without power. take a look at this youtube video it shows the skies over louisiana right around the time the torna tornado touched down. what they can expect today. >> they are a lot better today fort fatly the rain moved through the area. we are g
morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. you are waking up to some wet weather. let's check in with christine hanson in this morning for lisa argen. >> good morning, carolyn. we saw the rain start last evening in the north bay. we've seen about a half inch of rain now in santa rosa and areas north of 101, a quarter of an inch in the napa valley and a tenth of an inch right here in san francisco. some of the heaviest rain at 580. heaviest rain over berkeley hills and stretching all the way back into the avenues. we're going to continue to see rain throughout the day. some of this is turning to snow in the sierra where chains are required. i'll show you how that affects the end of your weekend with the first part of your work week. your complete forecast coming up in just a few. >> thank you, christine. well, the roads are slick this morning but it's not as cold as last weekend when black ice was a big problem for drivers. it's unclear if weather played a role in this accident. the chp is investigating in contra costa county. a fatal crash that involved at least five c
us to tell them. that is why we are here today. that has got to be a part of the mission. so i support everything johnson said, but there is another the to keep in mind. this is the jury pool. the jury pool is constantly affected and infected by nancy grace, law-and-order. it is constantly being polluted -- i truly believe this -- by the media. it sounds silly but it is not. i really believe in the power of media to influence people. that is why i got in it. so we have to use it to our advantage. you have got to be in it to win it. if we are not controlling our image, someone else is. so you have got to start thinking about the way that the image of the public defender is going to be portrayed, either in dramatic television -- over which you will have a lot less control. or certainly, in news media. years ago, i got a phone call from a public defender in san francisco. he had a case receiving a lot of media attention, and he wanted me to come to cover the case for 20/20. some of his colleagues thought he was not to. what are you bringing a barbara walters in to cover a case at
there, we got jailed three times. the dogs were put on us. the fire hoses. all this in new orleans, louisiana. we met with dr. king. he came to our church. he was beaten. you could see that on television every night where the ministers were beaten trying to get people to vote down in new orleans and baton rouge. when i came down here, the same thing was going on. we went to san francisco state university to get my credentials and my master's degree. we had to close the school down to get to ethnic studies. the police marching on us at san francisco state. after leaving new orleans and coming here, it was still a fight. comparing the schools, yes, i can see the different -- i can see the difference. those parents are there, and they bring in money for those schools, and they have all kinds of book fairs and arts festivals, computer labs, and at hunters point, it is a whole different story. you do not have a computer labs there. we do not have a parent involvement. it is a total difference. >> your perspective on jamal, awaiting the decision on whether he will be executed or spend hi
in some neighborhoods. i wouldn't say the flooding is going to be widespread but by the time we see us out of here there could be an inch of rain. and picking up pockets of heavier rain now, just north and west of the city. let's take a look at the temperatures. could be mild. 53 right now at the airport with a southeast wind at 8, high temperature in the upper 50s this afternoon. so expect periods of rain all day today and probably into early tonight. when we come back in a few minutes we'll take a look at the seven-day forecast. >> and don't forget to try the new features. you can check out the weather alert and read the bulletance on our website. click on weather. now to our big story this morning. one man is dead another injured after an attempted car break request in takes a deadly turn. >> two men tried to stop a suspect from breaking into a truck. >> two employees were doing work outside of this south baltimore ware house when something suspicious caught their attention. >> they heard a noise, went around to the side of the building and encountered one suspect who thebled was attemp
's left at least one person dead. the weather channel's julie martin is covering it all for us tonight. >> reporter: at least three tornados ripped through an area 50 miles west of baton rouge, louisiana, saturday morning, injuring 12 and killing one. 60 homes were destroyed. in crowley, three high school students suffered minor injuries at a waffle house when a window was blown out by the tornado. but the most serious damage was in rayne. >> down the street over there, there's a house that has something that went through the roof it looks like. and o'reilly's, their roof is almost completely gone. the windows are shattered. >> they suffered extensive damage to the northern part of their town. >> reporter: police evacuated thousands due to ruptured gas pipes. >> there's a number of houses and businesses that are downed and/or damaged. >> reporter: tornado watches were in effect in louisiana, mississippi and alabama throughout much of the afternoon. in new orleans, two inches of rain fell in just one hour, forcing the cancellations of some mardi gras festivities. in the midwest, more ra
are awesome to do this for me! >> it is painful to watch your son not walk the way he used to. >> he was in afganistan, everything took a sudden turn. >> hwe were just doing our job. (cheering & applause) as for walking, mom is focused on one thing at a time. >> i washed his toes! they were the only thing sticking out of the cast. >> for now, reporting, jr stone. >> alright, it is 8:13. >> my next guess is a clown. really. clowns without borders. it is not scary, it is helpful, coming up! >> we are back, turning to the weather. it was wet! a line of storms rolling through lousiana. some prades shortened during mardi gras, officially on tuesday >> we have had our own share of wet weather. look, the headlights are on! very important. >> mid sunday morning, twet weather, a few pockets of heavey rain, bulk will be out, occasional showers with things continuing to wind down, changing for next week. here is how it looks. monday, cooler and sunny, in the wwake of the season. winds will crank up gusting 30-40 mph. mostly sunny. low to mid 60 s. rain reunrns thrusdurs. futurecast shows green
leave us with your house in my hands? it was every room of the house. night stands from indonesia. the lamp, china. this is where it's all going. anything foreign made right in on here. the stove, ripped out. the refrigerator, gone. the piano. that is a heavy piano. and every inch of the trailer filled. with the sun setting, the usrys were about to return to this. and this. and this. the living room, with one lone vase. what do you think? >> wow. >> all of the aprinss are gone. >> reporter: we did leave the kitchen sink because it was made in america. >> everything but the kitchen sink. thank you. >> reporter: now would come the real challenge. helping the family scour the country to replace the things we took away. enter the best shopper i know. armed with her blackberry and laptop. sharyn alfonsi. >> hi. >> hello. >> reporter: we started with the commuter and decided to start small. >> what is made in america? >> reporter: made in the usa? >> do you get called for this often? >> reporter: frustrating, but worth asking. economists say if we spent just $18 ce-- 18 cents a day on a
are watching from green square that they are showing on libyan television. nic, what can you tell us are you still hearing gunfire right now? >> reporter: we're hearing gunfire still, reggie. also hearing a lot of car horns blazing, beeping away, and i'm looking now as we're driving toward green square now. the streets in some intersections are lines with people flying green flags. there are people sitting on roofs of cars, sitting, hanging out the windows of cars, waving green flags. there's a real atmosphere of celebration this morning in the city. we've seen people driving past our hotel firing ak-47s in the air. i'm seeing some security guards on the tower, not far away from where i am, waving weapons in the air. people firing shots from their cars into the air, as they're driving by. all seems to be a very wild and chaotic celebration. government officials tell us this is a celebration because in their words, the army has re-entered ras lanuf in the east of the country and they say this is celebration because the army is now taking control of zawiya to the west of the capital. we haven'
differing accounts of who's in control. the government is claiming victory but witnesses tell us a very different story. saying the opposition is still in control. within the past hour, i talked with one witness in misratah, who was watching fierce fighting in the street. >> for the last 60 minutes or so i've been in the middle of gunfire, live gunfire between gadhafi militia and opposition, people taken to the streets. it seems like the fighting is taking place in the city center, we describe as the courthouse, the center of operations for the opposition. and we had reports this morning around 10:00 of three military groups, three pro-gadhafi military groups coming from three different angles. and i have seen people confirming the report that tanks have been deployed in this attack. six different is the number that has been mentioned frequently by people. >> let's move now to the capital where our nic robertson is standing by in tripoli. we saw massive celebrations this morning. they seem to believe that the government is still in control, that gadhafi is still in control, which would
of treasury. i particularly hope that you will share with us your lessons learned after working with the t.a.r.p. for over two years. what can our nation learned from this ugly experience and how can we prevent it from ever happening again? our second panel includes witnesses from the fdic, fha, and federal reserve. these offices played a critical role during the crisis, often coordinating with additional t.a.r.p. programs. i hope these witnesses will help us place t.a.r.p. in its proper place. finally, we will be joined by four of the country's leading economists, who bring exceptional credentials to scrutinizing t.a.r.p. and it's a fax. i look for to hear your views. all of our with this testimony will provide material support for the oversight hearing. the report will be issued to congress and the public later this month. before we proceed, i would like to hear from my colleagues. >> thank you, senator coughlin. welcome to our distinguished witnesses. although the congressional budget office has recently estimated the cost of t.a.r.p. is down only to $25 billion, such metrics should not
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